About the Company
Forge Recruitment is proud to partner with a mid-sized law firm specializing in estates, trusts and family law, in their search for an Estates Litigation Legal Administrative Assistant or Paralegal to join their downtown Vancouver office.
About the Role
As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for:
Preparing Lists of Documents;
Preparing chambers binders, trial binders, books of authorities/documents
Filing/process service, dealing with court agents in person and online.
Contributing to the maintaining of an efficient BF system for all dates and correspondence to move files forward;
Administering/managing client identification and verification
Managing lawyers' daily calendars for all court dates and client appointments;
Assisting with setting trial dates, and discovery dates, and arranging for mediations, settlement conferences, pre-trial conferences and interlocutory applications;
Drafting basic pleadings such as procedural Affidavits and Requisitions;
Performing BC Online searches for corporate summaries, title searches and PPSA searches;
Performing Court Services Online searches for court documents;
Preparing authorizations/FOI documents on clients' behalf;
Performing wills notice and other searches from Vital Statistics;
This firm offers competitive compensation and extended benefits, flexible working hours, and work-from-home flexibility on an ad-hoc basis. The firm also prides itself on operating in a collegial and supportive manner, as everyone works as a dynamic team in collaboration with one another.
What You Bring
As the ideal candidate, you will bring:
3+ years of litigation experience, including 1+ year of estate litigation experience
Ability to forward-think the needs of files and lawyers.
If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please apply, in confidence. Thank you for your interest in the position and in Forge Recruitment.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $50,000.00-$65,000.00 per year
- Company events
- Dental care
- Extended health care
- Flexible schedule
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- 8 hour shift
- Monday to Friday
Work Location: In person